Networking & Wireless Articles

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Florida State Improves User Experience with New Aruba Wi-Fi

Florida State University (FSU) is in the midst of upgrading its Wi-Fi network to 802.11n. The 40,000-student university is upgrading its wireless infrastructure to optimize the user experience and gain control over network security.

Tennessee Wesleyan College Extends Connectivity on Campus

Tennessee Wesleyan College has rolled out a new, high-performance converged mobile network that will give students, faculty, and staff access to secure, reliable wired and wireless Internet access.

Extreme Networks Unveils 'Snap-on' WiFi Access Points for Colleges

Extreme Networks has released the Altitude 4511 Wallplace Access Point.

Meru Invites Guest Management Firm Identity Networks into the Fold

A major wireless vendor with a presence in the education market has purchased a small technology firm for its expertise in network guest management. Silicon Valley-based Meru Networks has acquired UK-based Identity Networks, which sells guest and device access management applications. Neither company disclosed the terms of the deal.

VMware and Cisco Launching 'Extensible LAN for the Cloud'

VMware and Cisco are rolling out enhancements to their combined virtualization solutions, along with improvements to several desktop virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions. The companies have also debuted the new Virtual Extensible Local Area Network (VXLAN) architecture, which forms the basis of a scalable LAN for the cloud.

U Maryland Joins International Eduroam Consortium

The University of Maryland, a public research school in College Park, has signed up for a service that allows members of the campus community to use wireless networking at other participating campuses by logging on with their home institution credentials.

Apogee Implements New Billing and OSS Software for Resnet

Apogee, the Austin, Texas-based provider of on-campus residential networks for higher education institutions, has implemented new billing and operations support system (OSS) software.

Wireless to the nth Degree

Wireless access points that utilize the 802.11n standard offer superfast speeds and can simultaneously support a multitude of bandwidth-hogging devices.

Firewalls and Filtering Tools

Social media and mobile devices are forcing major changes in how institutions protect their networks and their users. And the battle is only getting started.